Contraception meaning

kŏn'trə-sĕp'shən
Intentional prevention of ovulation, fertilization of an egg cell, or implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterine wall through the use of various drugs, devices, sexual practices, or surgical procedures.
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The intentional prevention of fertilization of an ovum, as by special devices, drugs, etc.
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Intentional prevention of ovulation, fertilization of an egg cell, or implantation of a fertilized egg in the uterine wall through the use of various drugs, devices, sexual practices, or surgical procedures.
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The use of a device or procedure to prevent conception as a result of sexual activity.
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Origin of contraception

  • contra– (con)ception
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition